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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Rock Mills.

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Around Rock Mills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Columbus (GA). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the south of Rock Mills. Columbus (GA) has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Auburn. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the south of Rock Mills and has a population of 62,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rock Mills and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,452   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Carrollton (GA)   [Map]   26,203   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Fairburn (GA)   [Map]   13,967   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,695   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Newnan (GA)   [Map]   37,291   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Peachtree City (GA)   [Map]   35,240   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tyrone (GA)   [Map]   7,194   NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Villa Rica (GA)   [Map]   14,904   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Abanda   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Evansville   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Five Points   [Map]   142   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Penton   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   6,005   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Standing Rock   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Wadley   [Map]   738   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wedowee   [Map]   809   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Woodland   [Map]   183   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Abbottsford (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Centralhatchee (GA)   [Map]   393   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Franklin (GA)   [Map]   969   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Glenn (GA)   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
West Lake Village (GA)   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

For more communities neighboring Rock Mills, please visit our County-by-County Page for Rock Mills.

Randolph County ...

Rock Mills is located in Randolph County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Randolph County: Chambers, Clay, Cleburne, Tallapoosa, Carroll (GA), Heard (GA) & Troup (GA).

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Rock Mills.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Rock Mills. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rock Mills. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Rock Mills ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Rock Mills.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   WSW   5 miles [8 km]
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport(ICAO: KCCO)   [Map]   CCO   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   WNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Rock Mills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Rock Mills. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   59 miles [95 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WNW   88 miles [141.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   WSW   5 miles [8 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SW   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
La Grange - Callaway Airport(ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]   LGC   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport(ICAO: KCCO)   [Map]   CCO   ENE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Ashland - Lineville Airport   [Map]   26A   WNW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Harris Co. Airport   [Map]   PIM   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
West Georgia Rgnl.   [Map]   CTJ   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Newnan Coweta Co. Airport   (ICAO: KCCO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Falcon Fld.   (ICAO: KFFC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rock Mills.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Rock Mills. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rock Mills) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rock Mills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rock Mills

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rock Mills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1598, Longitude: -85.2874     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rock Mills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Rock Mills), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Rock Mills.



 
 
 

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